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Reserv: Moving Closer to a Smart Nation

In Singapore, most people are encouraged to own their own homes, be it a HDB flat or a private property. According to SingStats, home ownership rate among Singapore households is currently about 91%, which ranked us among the top 3 countries in the world. As a result, for most people, the largest chunk...
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Optimate: Hassle free smart marketing, the future is here

Ever wondered why your digital marketing spend has a low engagement rate? I have. In my past experience in my media agencies, I always wondered why my click-through-rate barely exceeded 2%. My fellow peers informed me that it was just the way it was that most digital ads do not have a very high engagement...
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GOtixs: Ushering a new direction for the event industry

Ever wanted a to go to a concert but found the tickets above your price point? Events like concerts in Singapore cost a hefty sum. Ticket prices for concerts could cost around S$98 for their cheaper seat categories and as high as S$488 for premium seats. Unless you are a diehard fan, most consumers...
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REFASH: Connecting Women’s Wardrobes

“If you want to walk fast, walk alone. If you want to walk far, walk together” – African Proverb With the emergence of re-commerce platforms like Gumtree and Carousell, consumers are more willing to purchase and use second hand products. This is especially true for consumers who are searching...
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Startup founders need to be like Buddhist monks, says Lei Jun’s Xiaomi Founder

These days, Xiaomi founder Lei Jun is best known for – surprise – being a Xiaomi founder. But he’s also the board chair of Shunwei Capital, one of China’s top VC firms. Lei, as you might imagine, is a bit busy to run a VC firm, so Shunwei’s day-to-day is in the hands of its CEO Xu Dalai. And...
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5 productivity hacks to be successful

Weary of multitasking? Still cannot find enough time at work to complete the day’s tasks? If the answer is yes, do not despair. Most people reach a point where they find the task of managing work efficiently to be daunting. The emails, the client meetings, the intra-departmental issues, the fatigue;...
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5 Step guide on how to expand globally

Doing business internationally changes from one industry to another. Do your research before proceeding. With the advent of the Internet and digital revolution, “global” is an easy word for businesses to use. At the click of a button, businesses can make products or services available across...
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Wondertech: Bringing Wiki to you

Ever wondered if it was possible to retain readers’ interests on your content/news site? Average readers usually spend around 123 seconds on a 1000+ word long article. However, the average readers usually stay on the current article; rarely moving on to the next. This is vastly different from offline...
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Fixir: The Friend Every Driver Needs

Having car trouble with no reliable mechanic to call? Young working adults owning their first car often face the problem of having no idea on where to go to get their cars fixed. With no reliable platform out there, Glenn Ong and his team came up with a simple solution to this problem, to help find...
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4 ways to scale your app organically to a million users in just four weeks

I first wrote about video chat app Rounds in September, noting that it’s fairly frictionless and comes with a bunch of great features. The fact that most of its 22 million users were acquired by organic channels is another important aspect. If you’re capable of building a product that people really...
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